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Bill Ford Jr. Looks at the Future of Mobility and Sees It Being Built in Detroit

The hereditary leader of Ford Motor Co. sees cars dominating the suburbs for a long time but crowded cities will drive innovation in how we get around.

Amanda Lewan

· 3 min read

Detroit Is Beckoning to Tech Entrepreneurs

The Motor City offers a trained workforce and, soon, gigabit speed Internet along with very affordable real estate.

Amanda Lewan

· 3 min read

What Every Business Builder Can Learn From Detroit About the Power of Relationships

Relationship capital is helping save the nation's most troubled city. Imagine it's importance for businesses leaders facing less onerous challenges.

Josh Mait

· 5 min read

Incubators Aren't Only for Tech Startups

Today's incubators are diverse and community-based. Here's a look at the breadth of options available in fashion, food and other physical-product sectors.

Lana Bortolot

· 8 min read

Entrepreneurs Are Making Detroit a Hot Spot for Craft Retail

The upside of the Motor City's epic struggle with abandonment is a vast supply of materials for high-end goods made by ambitious startups.

Amanda Lewan

· 3 min read

Could Startups Ignite a Rust Belt Revival? 3 Tips for Struggling Cities.

Revitalization efforts get under way in former urban centers of industrial might. Will more follow?

Nick Sinatra

· 6 min read

The Business of Urban Farming Takes Root in Detroit

Farmers, the original entrepreneurs, are finding a profitable niche in the vast amount of abandoned land in the Motor City.

Amanda Lewan

· 5 min read

Judge Confirms Detroit Plan to Exit Historic Bankruptcy

The ruling comes more than two months after the start of a hearing to determine whether the plan was fair to creditors and feasible for the city to implement.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Why Entrepreneurs Find the Opportunity to Reinvent Detroit So Compelling

The city has enormous woes but also substantial resources. Building a business here serves the greater good more than perhaps anywhere else in America.

Amanda Lewan

· 4 min read

Motor-Less City? Bankrupt Detroit's Booming Bike Industry.

The Motor City is becoming an unlikely hub for high-end bike manufacturing.

Jen Wieczner

· 4 min read

As 'Government Motors' Era Ends, a Female CEO Takes the Wheel

Mary Barra, a longtime General Motors employee, deserves some of the credit for turning around GM. Now, she's taking the top job at the company and making history as the only female CEO in the auto industry worldwide.

Brian Patrick Eha

· 3 min read